Spirulina labyrinthiformis   (Linnaeus) Gomont,  1892 (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Pseudanabaenales
Family:Pseudanabaenaceae

Description
Size: Trichome 1.2-1.6 μm broad, spirals 2.0-2.5 μm broad.

Planktonic form.


Synonym (s)
Ulva labyrinthiformis Linnaeus, 1763

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Adyar Estuary (Lat: 13.01) (Long: 80.28) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Vellar River INDIA
• West Bengal, Salt Lake INDIA
• West Bengal, Deganga INDIA (Record: 01/05/2002)
• Tamil Nadu, Mutupet Mangrove (Lat: 10.33) (Long: 79.58) INDIA (Record: 2002-2003)
• INDIA
• KUWAIT
• MOZAMBIQUE
• SAUDI ARABIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Hussain, SM Brief report on biodiversity in the coastal areas of Pakistan p 113
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Anand, N; Mohan, E; Hopper, RSS and Subramanian, TD (1986) Taxonomic studies on blue green algae from certain marine environments Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fishereies-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 9(1-2) 49-56 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Basson, PW (1979) Marine algae of the Arabian Gulf coast of Saudi Arabia Botanica Marina 22 65-82 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nagarkar, S (1998) New records of marine cyanobacteria from rocky shores of Hong Kong Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter, Berlin 41 527- 542 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Hussain, MI and Khoja, TM (1993) Intertidal and subtidal blue green algal mats of open and mangrove areas in the Farasan Archipelago (Saudi Arabia), Red Sea Botanica Marina 36 377-388 Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Khoja, TM (1987) New records of marine algae for the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia Botanica Marina Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. New York 30 167-176
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Naskar, N; Naskar, KR and Sen, CR (2008) Brackish water Oscillatoriaceae from north 24-Parganas, West Bengal, India Bangladesh Journal of Plant Taxonomy Bangladesh Association of Plant Taxonomists 15(1) 31-38 Available at - http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/BJPT/article/viewFile/909/975
  • Sudha, SS; Panneerselvam, A and Thajuddin, N (2007) Seasonal variation of cyanobacteria at Muthupet mangrove environs, Tamilnadu, South India Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 263-271 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Silva, PC; Basson, PW and Moe, RL (1996) Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean University of California Press 79 1259 pp Available at - NIO, Goa

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